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2014 Welcome, and Introducing +PLUS

January 15, 2014 in Site


Welcome to our third year of Can you believe it? Three years! That means for some of us we’ve booked 100 books and 100 movies since 2011. Ahem, “some of us.” No worries though, as this challenge is about challenging ourselves to consume more than we normally would. A book and a movie per week may seem daunting but we’ve been so happy with the people who have undertaken our challenge. This year we vow to do a better job of connecting people, maintaining the site, and um, achieving our goals. So come to the forums to say “hi” and sign up for another year of the challenge.

We’re still doing majors and minors, we’re still encouraging people to interact with each other, but we’re also adding a new wrinkle for this year. Some Overachievers have already been adding on to their challenges so let’s make it official: fiftyfifty+PLUS, meaning you’re going to try to read fifty books, watch fifty movies, and do fifty of something else. Whoa! Some people have chosen music albums, some people are going for graphic novels, Lilly is doing her +Plus on recipes. Whatever you want! Get creative and tell us what you’re up to. Again, our Twitter is @fiftyfiftyme and email us if you like! Have a great start to 2014!

Things To Do:

  1. Register for the site if you haven’t already. Introduce yourself on the Community topic page if you like!
  2. Sign up for our mailing list, which will be the easiest way for us to communicate with you.
  3. Read, watch, record what you’re consuming and share away (leave a link in the comments below for your blog/Pinterest/etc if you like)! And if you want to guest post on, we’d love it. Just contact us!

5 responses to 2014 Welcome, and Introducing +PLUS

  1. I did books and movies last year; this year I’ll try recipes.

  2. Not sure if ill even be able to finish the books, but ill do the +plus challenge and add recipes to mine as well :)

  3. possible that i missed it, but im new here so please forgive me while i figure things out, will there be a tab in our profiles to add our books/movies/plus AS we complete them or not until the end? i noticed i have a section for 2013 but not 2014 :\

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